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Inscription

around circumference: GALEAZ[ius] MARIA SFORTIA VICECOMES FR[ancisci] SFORTIAE M[edio]L[an]I DVCIS IIII PRIMOGEN[i]T[u]S; across center: V F / MCCCCLVIIII

Provenance

Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his heirs; purchased with the entire Dreyfus collection 9 July 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 31 January 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1957 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1988
The Sforza Court: Milan in the Renaissance 1450-1535, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, The University of Texas at Austin; University Art Museum, University of Cal. at Berkeley; Yale University, New Haven, 1988-1989, no. 83.
Bibliography
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 1:no. 136, repro.